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Manasa-tirtha - Narasimha Puranam

braja - Sun, 19 Jun 2005 02:39:53 +0530
Suta said - O Brahmana, thus I have described all the popular pilgrim places existed on this earth but manasa-tirtha the particular ones that provide with extraordinary fruits. It is true that the mind free from attachment and envy is the best pilgrim place.

mano nirmalata tirtham ragadibhiranakula
satyam tirtham daya tirtham tirtham mindriyagrahah
gurususrusanam tirtham matrisusrusanam tirtha
svadharmacaranam tirtham tirthamagnerupasanam

The observance of truth, mercy, control over the senses, obedience to guru, service to parents, obeservance of ones own religion and worship of fire are the best pilgrim places.

Chapter 67
Madanmohan das - Mon, 20 Jun 2005 08:03:21 +0530
Well that's interesting and could be cited in referance to tirtha yAtrA parisrama, kevala manera bhram, sarva siddhi govinda caraNa And of course,

bhavadvidhA bhAgavatastIrthabhUtAh svayaM vibho/
tIrthIkurvanti tIrthAni svAntahsthena gadAbhrtA/

Voteries of the Almighty lord, such as yourself O potent master, are themselves the most sacred shrines and sanctify the holy spots by their wanderings, for installed in their hearts is that mighty wealder of the club.


The vipra replied to Misra," I am an aimless wanderer,
my restless mind alone keeps me on the move".
Bowing low in salutation, Misra said to him these words,
"Your such wandering assures good fortune to the world,
and today that great good fortuitous occassion is mine

Caitanya Bhag. Adi 4 or 5(?)

anuraag - Mon, 20 Jun 2005 18:12:46 +0530
zuddhayati hi nAntarAtmA
kRSNa padAmbhoja bhaktimRte

Prabodha Sudhakara - Adi Jagadguru Sri Shankara

Purification of the heart and mind is impossible
without devotion to the lotusfeet of Lord Krishna.

bhavadvidhA bhAgavatastIrthabhUtAh svayaM vibho/
tIrthIkurvanti tIrthAni svAntahsthena gadAbhrtA//